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8-K
ALTRIA GROUP, INC. filed this Form 8-K on 02/01/2018
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Section 15.    Assistant Secretaries. - In the absence or disability of the secretary, one or more assistant secretaries (if any) shall perform all of the duties of the secretary and, when so acting, shall have all of the powers of, and be subject to all the restrictions upon, the secretary. Assistant secretaries (if any) shall also perform such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to them.

Section 16.    Controller. - The controller shall be administrative head of the controller’s department and shall have primary responsibility for accounting and financial reporting. The controller shall perform such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him or her.

Section 17.    Assistant Controllers. - In the absence or disability of the controller, one or more assistant controllers (if any) shall perform all of the duties of the controller and, when so acting, shall have all of the powers of, and be subject to all the restrictions upon, the controller. Assistant controllers (if any) shall also perform such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to them.

ARTICLE V

Contracts, Checks, Drafts, Bank Accounts, Etc.

Section 1.    Contracts. - The chairman of the Board of Directors, the president (if any), any vice chairman (if any), the chief operating officer (if any), any vice president, the treasurer, the secretary and such other persons as the Board of Directors or the chairman of the Board of Directors may authorize shall have the power to execute any contract or other instrument on behalf of the Corporation; no other officer, agent or employee shall, unless otherwise in these By-Laws provided, have any power or authority to bind the Corporation by any contract or acknowledgement, or pledge its credit or render it liable pecuniarily for any purpose or to any amount.

Section 2.    Loans. - The chairman of the Board of Directors, the president (if any), any vice chairman (if any), any vice president, the treasurer and such other persons as the Board of Directors may authorize shall have the power to effect loans and advances at any time for the Corporation from any bank, trust company or other institution, or from any corporation, firm or individual, and for such loans and advances may make, execute and deliver promissory notes or other evidences of indebtedness of the Corporation, and, as security for the payment of any and all loans, advances, indebtedness and liability of the Corporation, may pledge, hypothecate or transfer any and all stocks, securities and other personal property at any time held by the Corporation, and to that end endorse, assign and deliver the same.

Section 3.    Voting of Stock Held. - The chairman of the Board of Directors, the president (if any), any vice chairman (if any), any vice president or the secretary may from time to time appoint an attorney or attorneys or agent or agents of the Corporation to cast the votes that the Corporation may be entitled to cast as a shareholder or otherwise in any other corporation, any of whose stock or other securities may be held by the Corporation, at meetings of the holders of the stock or other securities of such other corporation, or to consent in writing to any action by any other such corporation, and may instruct the person or persons so appointed as to the manner of casting such votes or giving such consent, and may execute or cause to be executed on behalf of the Corporation such written proxies, consents, waivers or other instruments as such officer may deem necessary or proper in the premises; or the chairman of the Board of Directors, the president (if any), any vice chairman (if any), any vice president or the secretary may attend in person any meeting of the holders of stock or other securities of such other corporation and thereat vote or exercise any and all powers of the Corporation as the holder of such stock or other securities of such other corporation.


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